The Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, The New York Community Trust and Philanthropy New York are delighted to announce the 10 Semifinalists of the 2017 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards.
Brooklyn Community Services
(Brooklyn) empowers at-risk children, youth and families, and adults with mental illness or developmental disabilities to overcome the obstacles they face, as we strive to ensure opportunity for all to learn, grow and contribute to ONE Brooklyn Community.
Chicken & Egg Pictures, Inc.
(Brooklyn) supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. We envision a world in which filmmakers representing a range of experiences, cultures, and backgrounds are fully supported to realize their artistic goals, build sustainable careers, and achieve parity in all areas of the film industry.
(Manhattan) partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development.
Girl Be Heard
(Brooklyn) develops, amplifies, and celebrates the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making.
Stoked Mentoring Inc.
(Brooklyn) creates a community of fearless leaders through mentoring, opportunity, and action.
The HOPE Program
(Brooklyn) empowers New Yorkers to overcome poverty through skills training, jobs and career advancement.
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Tickets are now available for the 2017 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards Best Practices Workshop & Awards Presentation where we will announce the Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners. The event will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City, NY. Visit http://bit.ly/nea-2017.
Mental Health Association of Westchester: Mental Health Association of Westchester promotes mental health through advocacy, community education and direct services.
Neighbors Link: Neighbors Link strengthens the whole community through healthy integration of immigrants.
New York Peace Institute: New York Peace Institute empowers people to find creative and durable solutions to their disputes by teaching vital conflict resolution skills to communities and organization and training and certifying professional mediators.
NYC Outward Bound Schools: NYC Outward Bound Schools effects positive and lasting change in the lives of New York City’s young people and in their public schools using the principles and practices of Outward Bound.
Part of the Solution (POTS): Part of the Solution’s strives to be a loving community in the Bronx that nourishes the basic needs and hungers of all who come to its door.
Per Scholas: Per Scholas opens doors to technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities.
Restore NYC: Restore NYC works to end sex trafficking in New York and restore the well-being and independence of foreign national survivors.
The Children’s Aid Society: The Children’s Aid Society aims to help children living in poverty succeed and thrive by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods.
The HOPE Program: The HOPE Program empowers New Yorkers to overcome poverty through skills training, jobs and career advancement.